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Child-Centered Play Therapy Research The Evidence Base for Effective Practice

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ISBN-10: 0470422017

ISBN-13: 9780470422014

Edition: 2010

Authors: Jennifer N. Baggerly, Dee C. Ray, Sue C. Bratton

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Research must support the efficacy of play therapy in order to justify therapists' use of it to insurance companies, courts, school districts, and parents. Indeed, the Association for Play Therapy has made play therapy research a top priority.Focusing on the two most academically researched types of play therapy, child-centered play therapy (the most popular type of play therapy that is "led" by the child, and not "directed" by a therapist), and filial therapy (in which parents employ child-centered methods at home), this will be the first book of its kind to provide exhaustive, in-depth coverage of play therapy research studies through chapters written by the top play therapy researchers…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 5/18/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Overview of Play Therapy Research
What the Research Shows About Play Therapy: 21<sup>st</sup> Century Update
Research In Play Therapy
Increased Self-Efficacy: One Reason for Play Therapy Success
The Efficacy of Intensive Individual Child-Centered Play Therapy For Chronically Ill Children
Intensive Sibling Group Play Therapy with Child Witnesses of Domestic Violence
Effects of Post Earthquake Group Play Therapy with Chinese Children
Play Therapy Effect on Relationship Stress
Play Therapy Effect on Children with Aggressive
Play Therapy with Children Exhibiting ADHD
School Based Group play/Activity Therapy Intervention with Learning Disabled Preadolescents
School Based Child-Centered Play Therapy with Hispanic Children
Effectiveness of Child-Centered Play Therapy for Children Referred for Aggression
Effectiveness of Child-Centered Play Therapy and Person Centered Teacher Consultation on ADHD: A Single Case Study Design
Relationship Between Child Centered Play Therapy and Developmental Levels of Young Children
Children's Perceptions of Play Therapy
Research In Filial Therapy
What the Research Shows about Filial Therapy
Filial Therapy with Parents of Chronically Ill Children
Filial Therapy with Native Americans on the Flathead Reservation
Filial Therapy with Chinese Parents
Filial therapy with African American Parents
Filial therapy with Hispanic Parents
High School Students as Therapeutic Agents with Young Children
Filial Therapy with Teachers of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Preschool Children
Child-Centered Kinder Training for Teachers of Pre-School Children Deemed At-Risk
An Early Mental health Intervention for Disadvantaged Preschool Children
Qualitative Studies of Parent Reactions to Filial Therapy in a Public School
Future Research Directions for Play Therapy
Future Directions for Play Therapy Research